Unable to create a Sqoop job

Hi all,

Am Unable to create a Sqoop job

sqoop Command

sqoop job --create  simpleimport\
-- import  \
--connect "jdbc:mysql://nn01.itversity.com:3306/retail_export" --username retail_dba --password itversity  \
--table departmentsesak  \
--target-dir /user/esakkipillai/retail_db/jobs/j0002 ;

I have given space between the “–” and import also .still couldnt create the Sqoop Job . It throws the Following Error .

Thanks
Esakki

Add a space after simpleimport and backslash.

Thanks It worked …